Arlington Economic Development took home numerous honors at this year’s International Economic Development Council (IEDC) 2020 Excellence Awards, which were announced earlier today at the organization’s annual conference, which was held virtually.
BizLaunch, Arlington Economic Development’s small business assistance program, is celebrating the County’s inclusive business community in coordination with the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (SBSD) with its first ever SWaMmy Honors.
This marks the fourth time Arlington has received the top spot for its 150,000-249,999 population category.
The Arlington Convention and Visitors Service (ACVS) will receive $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) WanderLove Recovery Grant Program.
The $35,000 Art Works grant will support a multi-cultural artist residency project for the Columbia Hills and Columbia Grove affordable housing communities.
Trust for Public Land again ranks County 4th among 100 largest cities
The League of American Bicyclists announced its bike friendly community awardees, and Arlington was listed again at the Silver level.
Thirteen projects were recognized for excellence in architectural and landscape design and public art, showcasing the best of Arlington.
Three individuals and three groups will receive the James B. Hunter Human Rights Award for promoting human rights, diversity and equal rights in Arlington.
DESIGNArlington is a biennial awards program that showcases architectural, historic preservation, landscape and public art projects in the County.